Right and Left React to Betsy DeVos’s Changes to Campus Sex Assault Rules

Writers from across the political spectrum take on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s proposed new rules for dealing with sexual assault on college campuses.

Betsy DeVos Says She Will Rewrite Rules on Campus Sex Assault

The education secretary said in a speech that the Obama administration had gone too far and had forced colleges to deprive accused students of their rights.

Transgender Students Turn to Courts as Government Support Erodes

A case in point is a Florida student who sued his school board last month after his mother said the federal authorities stopped investigating his complaint.

DeVos Says She Will Revisit Obama-Era Sexual Assault Policies

After a “really emotionally draining day“ of meeting with victims and those accused of sexual assault, the education secretary made her first public comments on the issue.

Campus Rape Policies Get a New Look as the Accused Get DeVos’s Ear

By ERICA L. GREEN and SHERYL GAY STOLBERG July 12, 2017 WASHINGTON — The letters have come in to her office by the hundreds, heartfelt missives from college students, mostly men, who had been accused of rape or sexual assault. Some...

DeVos’s Hard Line on New Education Law Surprises States

By ERICA L. GREEN July 7, 2017 Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who made a career of promoting local control of education, has signaled a surprisingly hard-line approach to carrying out an expansive new federal education law, issuing critical feedback...